cyssan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
cyssan
p. cyste; pp. cyssed; v. a. [cos a kiss] To KISS; osculari Ic cysse ðé oscular te: ic eom fram ðé cyssed oscular a te, Ælfc. Gr. 19; Som. 22, 51, 52, Ic cysse, ðú cyst, he cyst osculor, oscularis, osculatur, 25; Som. 26, 58, 59. Swá hwæne swá ic cysse, se hyt is quemcumque osculatus fuero, ipse est, Mt. Bos. 26, 48. Hwílum mec on cófan cysseþ sometimes he kisses me in a chamber, Exon. 125a; Th. 480, 19; Rä. 64, 4. Mec weras cyssaþ men kiss me, 108a; Th. 412, 27; Rä. 31, 6: 104a; Th. 395, 6; Rä. 15, 3. Ic cyste osculatus sum, Ælfc. Gr. 25; Som. 26, 60. He hire cyste he kissed him, Homl. Th. ii. 422, 34: ii. 426, 12: Bd. 3, 6; S. 528, 23. He cyste hyne osculatus est eum, Mt. Bos. 26, 49: Gen. 48, 10. Ǽghwæder óðerne cyston hie they kissed each other, Andr. Kmbl. 2031; An. 1018. Ðæt he his mondryhten clyppe and cysse that he embrace and kiss his lord, Exon. 77a; Th. 289, 2; Wand. 42. [Prompt. kissin: Wyc. kisse: Piers P. kissen: R. Brun. kisse: Chauc. kisse: R. Glouc. cussede, p: Laym. cusseþ: O. Sax. kussian: O. Frs. kessa: Dut. kussen: Ger. M. H. Ger. küssen: O. H. Ger. kussjan, kussan: Goth. kukyan: Dan. kysse: Swed. kyssa: Icel. kyssa: Grk. κυνεῖν , inf. aor. κύσαι to kiss: Sansk. kus amplecti.] DER. ge-cyssan.
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